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Weather and best time to travel to Qingdao

Being home to the world’s longest sea bridge and located on the southeast east part of Shadong Province, Qingdao is surrounded by the yellow sea on 2 sides making it the largest bathing beach in Asia. It is a beautiful seaside city with clear air and spectacular sea view. Along with the city being the major provincial city, it is also a major seaport, naval base and industrial center with a population of over 5 million. The city enjoys warm temperate monsoon climate and is also often known as the summer resort of China. Even though Qingdao has pleasant weather throughout the year, the best time to visit the city would be between the months of March to November. With flowers blooming and pleasant winds blowing, visiting the city during this time of the year will make your tour even more mesmerizing. There are many Qingdao attractions that you must look forward to while visiting the city. Qingdao is ideal for you to visit if you are looking for some adventure as well as some peace and quiet. 

Airport in Qingdao

The Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO), located about 31km north of the city center is the main international airport of the provincial city. The airport serves flights coming from all over the world and is one of the busiest airports in China. Getting to Qingdao from the Qingdao Liuting International Airport is fairly easy as there are many ways in which the city is connected to the airport. There are three airport shuttle bus services (701, 702 and 703), two tourism bus lines (Huangdao Special Line, Jiaonan Special Line), intercity buses which will take you to neighboring cities and taxis. 

Transportation in Qingdao

There are a lot of things to do in Qingdao but to do those things you need to know how to travel around the city. There are two railways stations in the city, one is the Qingdao Railway Station and the other is the North Qingdao Railway Station, you can use these trains if you want to do some intercity travel, as both these stations are reachable via metro. When it comes to buses, there are public buses which will help you travel in the city and are cheap, and then there are long distance intercity buses if you want to visit neighboring cities like Yantai or Weihai. There are a total of 3 bus terminals in Qingdao. Metro is by far one of the most spacious and convenient way of travelling in Qingdao. There are 3 lines of metro and all of them cover the major tourist hotspots. Metros are almost never crowded which makes it a comfortable choice for everyone. Taxis in the city are affordable even for people travelling on a budget; taxis are available at all major tourist attractions and railway stations, airport, bus stations etc. most taxis are greenish blue in color but some are gold. 

How to get to Qingdao 

There are many direct and indirect flights that arrive in Qingdao from all over the world. Some of the major airlines that fly to Qingdao are China Eastern flights, Singapore Airlines and China Southern flights. Scoot flights have direct flights to Qingdao. The price range of flights can vary from SGD1,884 to SGD1,799. You can compare prices and find the best deals and cheapest flights to Qingdao which will make your trip even more inexpensive. 

Hotels in Qingdao 

  • With spell binding infrastructure and multilingual staff, the 5 star hotels in the city are not going to disappoint you in any way. If you are looking for a luxurious and classy way of staying in Qingdao, then the 5 star hotels shall suit you best. 
  • 4 star Qingdao hotels situated just meters away from the city center and yet giving you an oceanic view will not let you down. There are a number of 4 star hotels available in and around the city which is very easily reachable via public transport.
  • It is quite easy to get good Qingdao hotel deals if you are looking for 3 star hotels as the prices are flexible and with free cancellation service, you can book your hotel at any time. The 3 star hotels in Qingdao have hygienic and comfortable rooms. 
  • If you are a backpacker and are looking for cheap hotels in Qingdao then you need not worry, as the city has many 2 star and 1 star hotels along with dorm rooms and paying guest services which are affordable and cheap and will be suitable for you. 

Qingdao Tourist Information

Top tourist attractions in Qingdao

  • Zhanqiao Pier is viewed as the official symbol of Qingdao. It was built in 1891. It is a long 440m strip stretching across into the sea and has a “Huilan Pagoda” which is an octagonal pagoda situated at the end of the pier. 
  • Eight passes also known as the Badaguan Scenic Resort holds the architectural styles of over 20 countries and regions. Each design is better than the other and will stay in your memory forever. This place is a must visit for everyone. 
  • Tsingdao Beer Museum is one of the most popular museums in the city. As Qingdao is famous for its beer, this beer museum shall lead you through the history of the brewery and will tell you how it has evolved over the years. 

Top food places in Qingdao

  • Yunxiao Road Food Street is the ideal place for you if you are looking to have some traditional and aromatic street food. The street is a good place to visit even if you don’t want to eat there but the food served will keep you wanting more. 
  • Din Tai Fung (Marina City Branch) serves some of the best cultural sea food and dumplings which will make you want more. With smells that will make your mouth water the second you enter. This place will surely not leave you disheartened. 
  • The Flying Catch Mediterranean Restaurant is one of those few restaurants in Qingdao with vegan options too! It not only serves delicious sea food but if you are a vegetarian or a vegan, you have to dine at this place as you will experience one of your most scrumptious meals here. 

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